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Penélope Cruz

Knowledge Identifier: +Penelope_Cruz

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Penelope Cruz

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Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1974.

Countries: United States (38%), Spain (16%), United Kingdom (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Javier Bardem, Fina Torres, Pedro Almodovar

Linked to: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Mango, Musee Grevin, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Timeline


 

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Penélope Cruz was born in 1974 add something


Penélope Cruz died in 1982 add something


1989

In 1989, 15 year-old Cruz made her acting debut in a music video for the Spanish pop group Mecano's song "La Fuerza del Destino" add something

 

In 1989, at the age of 15, Cruz won an audition at a talent agency over more than 300 other girls add something


1990

Between 1990 and 1997, she hosted the Spanish TV channel Telecinco's talk show "La Quinta Marcha", a program that was hosted by teenagers, aimed at a teenage audience add something

 

Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included "Open Your Eyes" , "The Hi-Lo Country" , "The Girl of Your Dreams" and "Woman on Top" add something


1991

She played in the "Elle et lui" episode of an erotic French TV series called "Série rose" in 1991, where she appeared totally naked add something


1992

In 1992, Cruz made her feature film debut at 18 as the lead female role in the comedy drama art house film, "Jamón, jamón" add something


1993

From 1993 to 1996, Cruz appeared in ten Spanish and Italian films add something


1997

Also in 1997, she appeared in the opening scene of Pedro Almodóvar's "Live Flesh" as a prostitute who gives birth on a bus and in "Et hjørne af paradis" as Doña Helena add something

 

In 1997, Cruz appeared in the Spanish comedy film "Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health" add something

 

Wagner Moura - In 1997 he participated in the film "Woman on Top" starring Penélope Cruz

 

Vanilla Sky - It is an English-language remake of Alejandro Amenábar's 1997 Spanish film "Open Your Eyes", which was written by Amenábar and Mateo Gil, with Penélope Cruz reprising her role from the original movie


1998

Also in 1998 Cruz appeared in "Don Juan" and "The Girl of Your Dreams" add something

 

The Hi-Lo Country - "'The Hi-Lo Country"' is a 1998 classic American Western-drama film directed by Stephen Frears, starring Billy Crudup, Penélope Cruz, Woody_Harrelson, Cole Hauser, Sam Elliott, Patricia Arquette, Enrique Castillo, and Katy Jurado


1999

In an interview with the "Los Angeles Daily News" in 1999, Cruz commented that "it was a great part, but add something


2000

Also in 2000, she played Alejandra Villarreal, who is Matt Damon's love interest in Billy Bob Thornton's film adaptation of the western bestselling novel, "All the Pretty Horses" add something

 

In 2000, she appeared in "Woman on Top" in the lead female role as Isabelle, a world-class chef who has suffered from motion sickness since birth, her first American lead role add something

 

In the early 2000s, she spent time in Nepal photographing Tibetan children for an exhibition attended by the Dalai Lama add something

 

Fina Torres - In 2000, Torres directed "Woman on Top", her first film to feature a major star, Penélope Cruz

 

Malagueta pepper - Malaguest chilis were featured in "Woman on Top", a 2000 American fantasy and romantic comedy film directed by Fina Torres and starring Penélope Cruz, in which Cruz's character, Isabella, creates enchanting Afro-Brazilian dishes for a television cooking show, and the show's producer, played by Mark Feuerstein, keys in on the pepper's spicy allure and Isabella's sensuality

 

Malagueta pepper - Malaguest chilis were featured in "Woman on Top", a 2000 American fantasy and romantic comedy film directed by Fina Torres and starring Penélope Cruz, in which Cruz's character, Isabella, creates enchanting Afro-Brazilian dishes for a television cooking show, and the show's producer, played by Mark Feuerstein, keys in on the pepper's spicy allure and Isabella's sensuality


2001

Cruz achieved recognition for her lead roles in the 2001 films "Vanilla Sky" and "Blow" add something

 

Cruz has appeared in print ads for Mango and had a contract with Ralph Lauren in 2001 add something

 

Cruz's last film in 2001 was "Captain Corelli's Mandolin", film adaption of the novel of the same name add something

 

In 2001, she appeared in "Don't Tempt Me", playing Carmen Ramos add something

 

Open Your Eyes (1997 film) - An American remake entitled "Vanilla Sky", directed by Cameron Crowe, was released in 2001, with Penélope Cruz reprising her role

 

Yolanda Barcina - In 2001, Barcina had a debate with actress Penélope Cruz about the San Fermín running of the bulls


2002

In 2002, she had a minor role in "Waking Up in Reno" add something

 

Kevin N. Laforest of the Montreal Film Journal commented in his September 2002 review that Cruz "has been getting some really bad reviews for her recent American work, but I personally think that she's a more than decent actress, especially here, where she's charming, moving and always believable add something


2003

Cruz's performance in "Fanfan la Tulipe", in 2003, was not well received, Peter Bradshaw of "The Guardian" commenting that Cruz "deserves a special Cannes Razzie for a performance of purest teak add something

 

In April 2003, she filed a lawsuit against the Australian magazine "New Idea" for defamation over an article about her relationship with Cruise add something

 

Aishwarya Rai - In 2003 she became a global brand ambassador of L'Oréal, alongside Andie MacDowell, Eva Longoria, and Penélope Cruz

 

Arthur Kopit - "Nine" returned to Broadway in 2003 with Antonio Banderas as Guido and won two Tony *awards, including best revival; in 2009 Rob Marshall directed the film "Nine" based on Kopit's script, the principal cast consisting of Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Sophia_Loren, Kate Hudson, and Fergie


 

She was awarded the European Film award for Best Actress for the film in 2004 add something


2005

Also in 2005, Cruz appeared in "Chromophobia", screened at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival and released the following year add something

 

Her final 2005 film was "Don't Move" playing Italia add something

 

In 2005, Cruz appeared as Dr. Eva Rojas in the action adventure "Sahara" add something

 

Cruz dated actor Matthew McConaughey from February 2005 to June 2006 add something

 

Michelle Gomez - In 2005 Gomez appeared in the movie "Chromophobia" alongside Penélope Cruz

 

Anthony Higgins (actor) - In 2005, Higgins acted in the film "Chromophobia" with Ralph Fiennes and Penélope Cruz


2006

Also in 2006, Cruz received favourable reviews for her performance as Raimunda in Pedro Almodóvar's "Volver" add something

 

Cruz appeared alongside her good friend Salma Hayek in the 2006 Western comedy film, "Bandidas" add something

 

In 2006, Cruz became spokesmodel for the French beauty company, L'Oréal, to promote products such as the L'Oréal Paris hair dye Natural Match and L'Oreal mascara products add something

 

Anita Delgado - A movie on Anita's life titled "La princesa de Kapurthala" starring the Spanish actress Penélope Cruz was slated to begin shooting in 2006

 

Joachim Ronning - In 2006 their feature film debut, "Bandidas", starring Penélope Cruz and Salma Hayek, was released worldwide through EuropaCorp and Twentieth Century Fox


2007

After being shelved since 2007, Cruz's film "Manolete" released on demand via cable, satellite, telco and online in June 7, 2011 under the title "A Matador's Mistress" add something

 

Cruz and her sister designed their second collection for Mango in 2007 add something

 

Cruz began dating co-star Javier Bardem in 2007 add something

 

Cruz ranked as No. 58 in "Maxim" "Hot 100" of 2007 list, and was chosen by "Empire" magazine as being one of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in the world add something

 

In 2007, Cruz appeared in the lead female role in "Manolete", a biopic of bullfighter Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez, playing Antoñita "Lupe" Sino. She appeared in "The Good Night", playing two characters, Anna and Melody add something

 

Moviefone dubbed the film "one of the most famous flops in history" and in 2007, listed it at 24 on its list of "Biggest Box-Office Turkeys of All Time" add something

 

In April 2007, Cruz told the Spanish edition of "Marie Claire" that she would like to adopt children add something

 

Javier Bardem - In 2007, Bardem began dating Penélope Cruz, his co-star in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"

 

Sophia Loren - Loren posed scantily-clad at 72 for the 2007 Pirelli Calendar along with such actresses as Penélope Cruz and Hilary Swank


2008

In 2008, Cruz appeared in Isabel Coixet's film "Elegy", which was based on the Philip Roth story "The Dying Animal", as the lead female role, Consuela Castillo add something

 

She won the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" add something


2009

Also in 2009, she appeared in the film "Broken Embraces" as Lena add something

 

Cruz's final 2009 film was the film version of the musical "Nine", playing the character Carla Albanese, the lead character's mistress add something

 

Marion Cotillard - Cotillard appeared on the cover of the November 2009 issue of "Vogue" with "Nine" co-stars Sophia Loren, Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Kate_Hudson and Fergie, and on the July 2010 cover by herself


2010

In 2010, Cruz appeared in the film "Sex and the City 2", the sequel to the 2008 film, in a cameo role add something

 

In 2010, Cruz was a guest editor for the French "Vogue" magazine, focusing on larger-size models in a provocative photo shoot add something

 

The campaign was shot by Mario Testino at Paris's Hotel de Crillon and debuted in the fall 2010 add something

 

"Vanity Fair" asked them to pose for a Hollywood issue in 2010 add something

 

In April 2010, she replaced Kate Winslet as the new face and ambassador of Lancôme's Trésor fragrance add something

 

On the cover of Spanish Vogue's December 2010 issue, she agreed to be photographed by fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh only if her pregnancy was not shown add something


2011

In 2011, "The Telegraph" reported the most sought after body parts of the rich and famous revealed by two Hollywood plastic surgeons who carried out a survey among their patients to build up the picture of the perfect woman add something

 

Cruz gave birth to her first child, a son named Leonardo Encinas, in January 2011 at the Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles add something


2012

She spoke Italian again as a flashy prostitute in Woody Allen's 2012 film "To Rome with Love" and she is set to reunite with Italian director Sergio Castellitto in his war tale "Venuto al Mondo" as Gemma add something

 

Pedro Almodovar - In February 2012, El Deseo announced that Almodóvar would start filming his next project, a "witty" comedy entitled "I'm So Excited" ", in summer 2012, starring Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz


2013

In February 2013, it was announced that Cruz is pregnant with the couple's second child add something

 

In July 2013, Cruz gave birth to their second child, a daughter, in Madrid add something


2014

Esquire magazine named her the "Sexiest Woman Alive" in 2014 add something


2015

Her father Eduardo died at his home in Spain in 2015 at the age 62, of a heart attack add something


2016

Cruz's first film of 2016 was the American comedy "Zoolander 2", co-starring and directed by Ben Stiller add something

 

She has signed on to appear in Fernando León de Aranoa's Pablo Escobar biopic "Escobar", starring husband Javier Bardem, and will start work with Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's on his first foreign film in fall 2016 add something

 

As of March 2016, Cruz has various film projects in different states of production add something

 

Zoolander 2 - Ben Stiller and Penélope Cruz appeared in character in the February 2016 issue of Vogue


2017

In 2017, Cruz signed on to play the role of Donatella Versace in the third season of the $FX (FX_(TV_channel)) anthology series "American Crime Story" add something

 

On September 6, 2017, she presented the movie "Loving Pablo", directed by Fernando León de Aranoa and starred by her, in the role of Virginia Vallejo, and her husband, Javier Bardem, in the role of Pablo Escobar add something

 

On November 10, 2017 she appears as Pilar Estravados in the coral cast of Kenneth Branagh's "Murder on the Orient Express" add something

 

As of December 2017, Cruz has various film projects in different states of production add something

 

Donatella Versace - In March 2017, Penélope Cruz was cast as Donatella


2018

John Galliano - He told French "Elle" in 2018 that he would stop using fur in his collections, citing as inspiration from a meeting with Penelope Cruz and PETA's Dan Matthews

 

Antonio Banderas - In 2018 he was cast with Penélope Cruz in the Spanish film "Dolor y gloria", directed by Pedro Almodóvar

 

Javier Bardem - In 2018, Bardem appeared on screen together with his spouse Penelope Cruz in Asghar Farhadi new feature film Everybody Knows